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Distance between San Francisco, CA (SFO) and Fresno, CA (FAT)

Flight distance from San Francisco to Fresno (San Francisco International Airport – Fresno Yosemite International Airport) is 158 miles / 254 kilometers / 137 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 47 minutes.

Driving distance from San Francisco (SFO) to Fresno (FAT) is 190 miles / 305 kilometers and travel time by car is about 3 hours 35 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from San Francisco to Fresno.

Shortest flight path between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FAT).

How far is Fresno from San Francisco?

There are several ways to calculate distances between San Francisco and Fresno. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 157.670 miles
  • 253.745 kilometers
  • 137.012 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 157.393 miles
  • 253.299 kilometers
  • 136.770 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Airport information


A San Francisco International Airport
City: San Francisco, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SFO
ICAO Code: KSFO
Coordinates: 37°37′8″N, 122°22′30″W

B Fresno Yosemite International Airport
City: Fresno, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: FAT
ICAO Code: KFAT
Coordinates: 36°46′34″N, 119°43′4″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between San Francisco and Fresno.

Time Difference

San Francisco, CA

 PST

Fresno, CA

 PST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 48 kg (106 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Francisco (SFO) → Fresno (FAT).

Distance:
158
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
158

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